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'''Apuleius''' (; also called '''Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis'''; c. 124 – c. 170 AD)[ "Lucius Apuleius"]. ''Encyclopaedia Britannica''. was a Latin-language prose writer. He was a Numidian Berber people|Berber who lived under the Roman Empire"''Berbers: ... The best known of them were the Roman author Apuleius, the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, and St. Augustine''", ''Encyclopedia Americana'', Scholastic Library Publishing, 2005, v.3, p. 569 and was from Madaurus (now M'Daourouch, Algeria). He studied Platonism|Platonist philosophy in Athens, travelled to Italia (Roman province)|Italy, Asia (Roman province)|Asia Minor, and Egypt (Roman Province)|Egypt and was an initiate in several cults or Greco-Roman mysteries|mysteries. The most famous incident in his life was when he was accused of...
Birth datec. 124
Birth placeMadaurus
Death datec. {{death year and age|170|124}}
Death place| occupation = Novelist, writer, public speaker
Notableworks''The Golden Ass''
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